Mychael Danna is recognized as one of the most versatile and original voices in film music. This reputation has led him to work with such acclaimed directors as Atom Egoyan, Catherine Hardwicke, Scott Hicks, Ang Lee, Gillies MacKinnon, James Mangold, Bennett Miller, Mira Nair, Billy Ray, Joel Schumacher, and Denzel Washington.
He studied music composition at the University of Toronto, winning the Glenn Gould Composition Scholarship in 1985.
Recent projects include Surf's Up for Sony Pictures Animation, and New Line's Fracture with director Greg Hoblit. Mychael and Devotchka also recently received a 2006 Grammy nomination for the Little Miss Sunshine album.